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Congressman Jamaal Bowman visit Grimes School

Congressman Jamaal Bowman visit Grimes School

Grimes School hosted a conversation with Congressman Jamaal Bowman on Friday, May 19, 2023. Congressman Bowman answered questions from teachers, parents, and students.  

"We are delighted to have a partnership with our congressman,” said Acting Superintendent Dr. K. Veronica Smith. “He has been instrumental in bringing programs to our scholars.”

The event included a tour of Grimes and a performance from the middle school African dance team. Several students were invited to an upcoming leadership conference in New Rochelle.

"The Grimes family is excited to have Congressman Bowman visit our school. We are looking forward to future conversations. This was a great day for Grimes School.” 

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Parents with a teacher

Parents came out to Grimes School to meet their students' teachers and were greeted with live music from a drummer and guitarist. Grimes School held their back to school meet and greet on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

Grimes School staff talks to parents and students.

Grimes School welcomed families to a Back to School Orientation on Tuesday, August 29, 2023. Parents and students were able to meet staff, receive school supply lists and learn day-to-day procedures. 

Grimes students holding up books

On June 8, 2023, Grimes School English as a New Language (ENL) teacher Pamela Bergins' 4th, 5th and 6th grade ENL students had the opportunity to meet the author of the book they have been reading for the past few months.

Girls on African dance team dancing on stage

Grimes School hosted its spring concert on Friday, June 9th, 2023. The students at Grimes gave a tribute to the great rock and roll legend Tina Turner and celebrated fifty years of hip-hop with tributes to Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, and the Furious Five.

Grimes ENL Social

On Tuesday, April 18, 2023, the English as a New Language (ENL) team at Grimes Elementary School hosted their first annual Spring Parent Social. Food and live Latin Jazz music from Rios Entertainment Services Inc. combined to create a great atmosphere.

Art by Grimes School Scholars

During the month of February 2023, first grade visual arts students at Grimes School worked on their fine motor skills with tracing and coloring. They worked hard creating their most delicious looking apples and had fun layering color on the apples using crayons, then watercolors.